Province to shut down Ontario Tire Stewardship by 2018

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Province to shut down Ontario Tire Stewardship by 2018

The move by Environment Minister Glen Murray comes after a Star investigation revealed suspicious money transfers, allegations of fraud and wasteful executive spending at the agency, which collects “eco-fees” paid by Ontario drivers.

Ontario’s environment minister is closing the province’s troubled tire recycling agency after Star stories exposed suspicious money transfers, allegations of fraud and wasteful executive spending.

Glen Murray, minister of the environment and climate change, said the Ontario Tire Stewardship, the smallest and least complex of Ontario’s three government-created recycling programs, will be the first eliminated under new legislation designed to improve the recycling process in Ontario.

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By | 2017-10-30T15:06:59+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Industry Events, News, Newsletters|